September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2019 was the 265th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1499Treaty of Basel: Switzerland becomes an independent state.
- 1586Battle of Zutphen: Spanish victory over the English and Dutch.
- 1692Last people hanged for witchcraft in Britain’s North American colonies.
- 1784Russia establishes a colony at Kodiak, Alaska.
- 1869Richard Wagner’s opera Das Rheingold premieres in Munich.
- 1934An explosion takes place at Gresford Colliery in Wales, leading to the deaths of 266 miners and rescuers.
- 1944World War II: the Red Army enters Tallinn.
- 1960The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
- 1993A barge strikes a railroad bridge near Mobile, Alabama, causing the deadliest train wreck in Amtrak history. 47 passengers are killed.
- 2003David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1547Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
- 1907Philip Fotheringham-Parker, British racing driver (d. 1981)
- 1927Colette Deréal, French singer and actress (d. 1988)
- 1938Gene Mingo, American football player
- 1956Debby Boone, American singer
- 1956Doug Wimbish, American bass guitar player
- 1959Tai Babilonia, American figure skater
- 1961Vince Coleman, American baseball player
- 1965Mark Guthrie, American baseball player
- 1989Hyoyeon, South Korean singer (Girls’ Generation)
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